Former Simon & Schuster CEO Richard Snyder is suing Edgar M. Bronfman Jr. for $100 million over the 2003 buyout of Warner Music Group. Snyder's suit, filed in Manhattan's state Supreme Court, alleges…
Digital rights activists have dropped a lawsuit against Viacom after the media giant admitted it mistakenly ordered YouTube to take down a parody video and agreed to make it easier for producers to…
Tony talk and solid reviews greeted the opening of "Frost/Nixon" on Sunday, but quite a bit of attention was placed on who plays the 37th President in Ron Howard's upcoming film adapation, set to…
Viacom has promoted Andra Shapiro and George Cheeks to the newly created positions of executive veep business affairs and co-general counsel for MTV Networks.
Rank Title (Label/Distributor Release Date 1 The Departed (Warner) Feb. 13 2 Happy Feet (Warner) March 27 3 Open Season (Sony) Jan. 30 4 Casino Royale…
They said it would be the first debate of the 2008 campaign. Now the candidates have made it so by committing to MSNBC's Democratic debate in South Carolina this week and Republican debate in…
The latest tuner from Mel Brooks, "Young Frankenstein," has sparked a flurry of Rialto rumors just as Brooks' earlier hit, "The Producers," shuttered April 22.
Alan Ng has joined Emperor Motion Pictures as assistant general manager of distribution. Ng, who was previously veep of acquisitions and distribution with Celestial Pictures, started with Emperor at…
Internet mall operator Rakuten has publicly expressed a desire to increase its stake in the TBS web to above 20% -- a desire the web is determined to thwart.
Liang Jinwei, a 20-year-old broadcasting student at Guangxi U. has won an antipiracy short video competish organized by the Motion Picture Assn. and the Beijing Student Film Festival.